IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
June 26, 2014
Mrs. Hagan introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works
To clarify the effect of State statutes of repose on the required commencement date for actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.
Actions under State law for damages from exposure to hazardous substances
Section 309 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 ( 42 U.S.C. 9658 ) is amended—
in the subsection heading of subsection (a), by inserting
Statutes of Limitations
or repose after
limitations each of the other places it appears.